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Community Affairs Board

To become a member in the Community Affairs Board, all you need to do is attend their weekly meetings every Wednesday from 6-7pm upstairs in the MCC. To take on a leadership role in CAB, keep a lookout for applications mid spring quarter! Click here for more information.

Contact: cab.ucsb@gmail.com

Volunteers standing by garden bed


UCSB sustainability works to implement changes to make the campus a more sustainable community and place.  Some of our programs love having volunteers but can be a bit short notice (only by a few days). Consider signing up for our texting service for these sudden volunteer opportunities. All you have to do is text LINKUP to 33222 for info to be sent straight to your phone! You can unsubscribe whenever you want.

Contact Navpreet Khabra, Food Recovery Coordinator: navpreetkhabra.ucsb@gmail.com.


Edible Campus Program

The Edible Campus Program is always looking for students to get involved. They have volunteers working on planting and designing of various food growing locations, developing various educational workshops, expanding and cultivating new partnerships, working administratively on writing grants and other fundraising efforts.

Contact:  Adory Khandaker, Edible Campus Student Coordinator: adorykhandaker@gmail.com
                  Katie Maynard, Sustainability Coordinator:  kmaynard@geog.ucsb.edu.


FeelGood SB

This organization is ending world hunger, one grilled cheese at a time. All sandwich sales go to organizations that are working on sustainable development projects around the world. If you'd like to join, they are always looking for new members. Now's your chance to become part of a fun, laid back, welcoming club that works hard to make a difference. For information about weekly meetings, times, and locations, please click here.

Contact: ucsb@feelgoodworld.org


Greenhouse and Garden Project

A fee of only $40 per year, a one-time $10 refundable deposit, seeds and seedlings are all you need to get started. Membership fees include an individual plot of your choice, access to the greenhouse, tool use, water, wood chip mulch, manure (thanks to the campus Horse Boarders Association), and all of the gardening help you need from both books and other members. Members grow a wide variety of plants, anywhere from flowers to vegetables, herbs to huge pumpkins. Almost anything can be grown on your plot!

Contact: ghgpucsb@gmail.com


Isla Vista Tenants Union

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please come to one of their weekly meetings or contact them via Facebook, email, or phone. Their weekly meetings are every Friday from 5-6pm, held at the A.S. Pardall Center. To submit an application for board membership, please follow these instructions: Go to https://coc.as.ucsb.edu/units/php, click Isla Vista Tenants Union, and apply for the position that interests you.

Contact: ivtenantsunion@gmail.com


Swipes For US

If you would like to get involved at UCSB, either as a volunteer or for a leadership position, feel free to reach out by e-mailing the team directly. Click here for more information.

Contact: ucsbswipespresident@gmail.com


UCSB Sustainability

UCSB Sustainability offers students a variety of opportunities including internships, jobs, student organizations and more. For a full list of ways you can get involved on campus, click here